Canada bulk lentil shipments start slow.
The Canadian Grain Commission (CGC) reports 2,600 metric tons (MT) lentils were loaded for export through licensed facilities which are required to report to it all grain movement in August, compared to 300 MT the same month last year. All the bulk lentil loadings for the month were in Prairie elevator locations. The CGC does not include exports through cleaning plants or in containers. Reviewing lentil shipments by destination for the month, the CGC said 2,000 MT of other grades were shipped to Mexico; and 600 MT of other grade lentils to the United States.
Weather remains favorable in Canada for lentils, peas crops.
Bulk lentil movement jumps in May.
Green lentils in Canada trades lower, recovery expected soon due to rough weather.
Lentils area in Australia would increase by 26 % to 0.385 mln ha, rough weather would affect production.
Lentils area in U.S may increase by 13.05 % to 1.055 million acres in 2017.
Canada red lentil bids range from about 23 to 27 cents per pound, with new crop prices also topping out at 25 cents
Canadian lentil exports through the end of April set a new record, with 2.12 million metric tn moving out of the country in bulk vessels and containers. Another 71,000 MT is loaded to bulk vessels in May.
Canadian lentil exports 0.7 million tonnes.
NAFED procures 3,853 tonne rabi masur.
India keeps Canadian lentil market at a standstill.
Canada cuts year to July 2018 lentil output view, retains price forecast .